PA Common Core - Delaware Valley School District

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PA Common Core Standards
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INTRODUCTION AND IMPLICATIONS
DELAWARE VALLEY SCHOOL
DISTRICT
History of the Common Core
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Common Core State Standards
The Twain Test
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If you do what you’ve always done…
you’ll get what you always got.
Critical Facts
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 Standards: What students should know and be
able to do to be ready to succeed in entry-level
credit-bearing, academic college courses and in
workforce training programs
 Eligible Content: the test blueprint; what is
assessed
Common Core Timeline
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DATE
ACTIVITY
January 2012
Revise PA Academic Standards in Reading and Math to create set of PA Common
Core Standards
January 2012
Begin development of Common Core aligned PSSA Reading and Math tests
July 2012
PDE Common Core ELA Module Training for IUs
July 2012
PDE Common Core Math Module Training for IUs
Spring 2013
Implement Keystones: Algebra 1, Literature, and Biology
Spring 2014
Implement Common Core aligned PSSA tests, grades 3-5
Spring 2015
Implement Common Core aligned PSSA tests, grades 6-8
Key Assessment Facts
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 PSSA will be an English Language Arts assessment
– both reading and writing (Grades 3 -8).
 Keystone Exams will replace PSSA at Grade 11 in
both English Language Arts and Mathematics. In
addition a Biology Keystone Exam will be
administered.
 Revised PSSA increases rigor and difficulty –---
WEBB’S DOK
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Four Levels of Cognitive
Complexity:
Level 1: Recall and Reproduction
Level 2: Skills & Concepts
Level 3: Strategic Thinking
Level 4: Extended Thinking
What Does It Look Like?
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How will this look in my classroom?
What does it look like in practice?
Common Core State Standards for ELA and Literacy
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Common Core History and Practice!
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Reading
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Level 3: Strategic Thinking
Level 4: Extended Thinking
 Determine the author’s
 Analyze and synthesize
purpose and describe
how it affects the
interpretation of a
selection.
 Summarize information
from multiple sources to
address a specific topic.
 Analyze and describe the
characteristics of various
types of literature.
information from
multiple sources.
 Examine and explain
alternative perspectives
across a variety of
sources.
 Describe and illustrate
how common themes are
found across texts from
different cultures.
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Writing
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Level 3: Strategic Thinking
Level 4: Extended Thinking
 Support ideas with
 Write an analysis of
details and examples.
 Use voice appropriate
to the purpose and
audience.
 Edit writing to produce
a logical progression of
ideas.
two selections,
identifying the
common theme and
generating a purpose
that is appropriate for
both.
Common Core State Standards: Middle School Math
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Math in Practice!
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Math
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Level 3: Strategic Thinking
 Compose and decompose
Level 4: Extended Thinking
 Relate mathematical concepts
geometric figures to find
to other content areas & to
area/perimeter of irregular figures
real-world applications in
new situations
 Analyze or evaluate various
representations of data
 Apply a mathematical model to
illuminate a problem or situation
 Solve a multiple-step problem
 Conduct a project that specifies
and provide a
a problem, identifies solution
mathematical explanation
paths, solves the problem, and
reports results
 Explain, generalize or connect
 Design a mathematical model
mathematical ideas to solve
to inform and solve a practical
problems and interpret solutions
or abstract situation
Common Core: Summer Academy
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 Math Common Core Elementary

8/7/2012 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 Math Common Core Secondary

8/7/2012 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
 ELA Common Core Elementary
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8/8/2012 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 ELA Common Core Secondary
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8/8/2012 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Resources
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SAS Resources
 http://www.pdesas.org/standard/CommonCore
Websites for Common Core Standards Compiled by
Jay McTighe
 http://jaymctighe.com/wordpress/wp-
content/uploads/2011/04/Common_Core_Standards_websites11.pdf
Text Complexity
 http://www.ccsso.org/Resources/Digital_Resources/The_Common_Core_Sta
te_Standards_Supporting_Districts_and_Teachers_with_Text_Complexity.ht
ml
Publisher’s Criteria
 http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Publishers_Criteria_for_3-12.pdf
Resources
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Hunt Institute
 http://www.youtube.com/TheHuntInstitute
The Teaching Channel - Introductory Videos
 http://tinyurl.com/3pwyz35
 http://tinyurl.com/3z72fdt
Implementation Plans
 http://engageny.org/common-core/
And for your Google“ing” Pleasure…
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 Wisconsin Center for Education Research http://wceruw.org
 Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Levels for the K-12 Tennessee
Mathematics Framework Users Guide
 Kentucky Department of Education
 Shelby County Schools
 North Carolina Dept of Ed:
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/common-coretools/
I Wonder…
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Common Core This Way!
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Common Core This Way!

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